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ut•ter•ance



Pronunciation: (ut'ur-uns), [key]
n.
1. an act of uttering; vocal expression.
2. manner of speaking; power of speaking: His very utterance was spellbinding.
3. something uttered; a word or words uttered; a cry, animal's call, or the like.
4. Ling.any speech sequence consisting of one or more words and preceded and followed by silence: it may be coextensive with a sentence.
5. Obs.a public sale of goods.

ut•ter•ance



Pronunciation: (ut'ur-uns), [key]
n. Archaic.
the utmost extremity, esp. death.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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